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Samuel Sewall

Samuel Sewall was a judge, businessman, and printer in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, best known for his involvement in the Salem witch trials, for which he later apologized, and his essay The Selling of Joseph, which criticized slavery. He served for many years as the chief justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court of Judicature, the province's high court... Read More

BornMarch 28, 1652
Bishopstoke, Hampshire, England
DiedJanuary 1, 1730 (aged 77)
Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay
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